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Apps Roundup – Jul 29, 2016

Check out the new and notable apps we think you should be downloading this week.


Price: $5.99/£4.99 • Version: 1.0 • Size: 214 MB

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Take control of a one-armed warrior named Sasha, wielding a living sword on her journey through a nightmare world in search of her family. Swipe-based touch controls will let you solve puzzles, find secrets, and do battle with a host of disturbing monsters. As the journey goes on, you’ll unlock new abilities, ascend an RPG-style upgrade tree, and tease apart the mysteries of the dark fantasy universe Sasha finds herself in. Launch discount ends August 4th so grab it quick!


Moji Maker

Price: $0.99/£0.79 • Version: 1.2.1 • Size: 47.3 MB

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Create your own emojis! Moji Maker lets you make your very own customized emojis. Stop settling for the standard emojis to convey your emotions and create an UNLIMITED collection of personalized emojis. Browse from thousands of hilarious designs and effortlessly put them together in our emoji builder. Start building your own emoji keyboard of the things you really want.



Price: Free • Version: 1.0 • Size: 68.5 MB

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What is the longest possible length a bird can be? Obviously a question only all the fruit in the world can answer! But where could all this fruit be hiding? Follow Redbird, Greenbird and Bluebird on a quest for an amount of fruit beyond any birds wildest dreams. Snakebird is a very simple but deceptively challenging puzzle game about assuming the right shapes for the task at hand, be it pushing, lifting, teleporting or just defying the laws of physics.



Price: $3.99/£2.99 • Version: 1.0 • Size: 104 MB

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Your personal activity forecast. By intelligently blending your preferences with accurate weather data, Foresee provides you the ideal times for your outdoor activities. Going for a morning run from home? Heading to the beach for the weekend? Disney World? Trying to exercise while traveling for business? Wherever you are and wherever you are going, Foresee helps you plan ahead. Schedule custom activities and events in multiple cities and places around the world. Even apply attractive themes for each one!


Road Not Taken

Price: $4.99/£3.99 • Version: 1.0 • Size: 144 MB

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Road Not Taken is a puzzle game about surviving life’s surprises, from the makers of Alphabear and Bushido Bear. You play as a ranger adventuring through a vast, unforgiving forest in the aftermath of a brutal winter storm, rescuing children who have lost their way. Randomly generated levels deliver a limitless supply of possibilities to explore and challenges to overcome. Your actions will influence not only your own story, but that of the villagers you hope to befriend and the town you call home.


Microsoft Pix

Price: Free • Version: 1.0 • Size: 76.4 MB

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Take better photos without extra effort! Microsoft Pix has serious intelligence behind the lens, so it can automatically tweak settings for each shot, and immediately enhance your photos, to help people and scenes look their best. Now you can just enjoy the moment, instead of struggling to capture it! Point. Shoot. Perfect. (Only compatible with iPhone, not iPad.)


Read more: Microsoft Pix hopes to use intelligence to improve your iPhone photos

Dots & Co

Price: Free • Version: 1.1.4 • Size: 75.5 MB

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If you loved Two Dots, you’ll love Dots & Co: where new companions and their distinct powers bring a whole new layer of magic to the game you know and love. Explore beautiful landscapes and embark on a visual journey by solving puzzles with magical companions that help you along the way.


[UPDATE] Pocket Casts

Price: $3.99/£2.99 • Version: 6.0 • Size: 18.0 MB

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Pocket Casts is a premium podcasting app for iPhone and iPad, recently given a big update to version 6.0. With a unique set of simple, yet powerful features and a limitless podcast database, you’re sure to find something for you.


Read more: popular podcasts app returns with killer new features